Canon XA20 vs Canon XA25

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Canon XA20
Canon XA25

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Reasons For

12 Reasons For
Vastly higher megapixel count Edit
The Canon XA20 has a megapixel count of 2.91MP, however the Canon XA25 is only a unknownMP camcorder (2.91MP lower).
2.91MP higher movie megapixel count Edit
The Canon XA20 is a 2.91MP (movie mode) camcorder. That's 2.91MP higher than the Canon XA25 (unknownMP).
128GB larger maximum memory card size Edit
The Canon XA20 has a maximum memory card size of 128GB, whereas the Canon XA25 is only a unknownGB maximum memory card size camcorder (128GB smaller). Read more

Using memory cards in addition to the camcorder's internal storage increases the time the camcorder can record video.

Using a larger memory card allows the user to record video for longer and at higher resolution.

Higher display resolution Edit
The Canon XA20 is a 1,230,000 pixels display resolution camcorder. That's 1,230,000 pixels higher than the Canon XA25 (unknown pixels). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

Vastly larger viewfinder screen size Edit
The Canon XA20 has a viewfinder screen size of 0.24", however the Canon XA25 is only a unknown" viewfinder screen size camcorder (0.24" smaller).
28 Mbit/s bigger bitrate at maximum video resolution Edit
The Canon XA20 is a 28 Mbit/s maximum video resolution bitrate camcorder. That's 28 Mbit/s bigger than the Canon XA25 (unknown Mbit/s).
10.1h longer video recording time Edit
The Canon XA20 is a 10.1h video recording time camcorder. That's 10.1h longer than the Canon XA25 (unknownh).
395g lighter Edit
The Canon XA20 has a weight of 765g, however the Canon XA25 is a 1.2kg weight camcorder (395g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Smaller Edit
The Canon XA20 is an 84mm high camcorder. That's 147mm smaller than the Canon XA25 (231mm).
21% smaller Edit
The Canon XA20 has a width of 109mm. That's 22mm smaller than the Canon XA25 (131mm).
Cheaper by £1,153
The Canon XA20 costs £1,153 less than the Canon XA25.
4 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder.
4 Reasons For
24mm longer maximum focal length Edit
The Canon XA25 has a maximum focal length of 600mm, but the Canon XA20 is only a 576mm maximum focal length camcorder (24mm shorter).
16.8mm shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Canon XA25 is a 10mm minimum focal length camcorder. That's 16.8mm shorter than the Canon XA20 (10mm).
65% higher maximum aperture value Edit
The Canon XA25 is an 8 maximum aperture value camcorder. That's 5.2 higher than the Canon XA20 (8).
Smaller Edit
The Canon XA25 is a 180mm deep camcorder. That's 2mm smaller than the Canon XA20 (180mm).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
A bit shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Canon XA20 has a maximum focal length of 576mm, whereas the Canon XA25 is a 600mm maximum focal length camcorder (24mm longer).
Longer minimum focal length Edit
The Canon XA20 is a 26.8mm minimum focal length camcorder. That's 16.8mm longer than the Canon XA25 (10mm).
Two times lower maximum aperture value Edit
The Canon XA20 is a 2.8 maximum aperture value camcorder. That's 5.2 lower than the Canon XA25 (8).
2% bigger Edit
The Canon XA20 has a depth of 182mm. That's 2mm bigger than the Canon XA25 (180mm).
Older by two months
The Canon XA20 is two months older than the Canon XA25.
5 Reasons Against
A lot heavier Edit
The Canon XA25 has a weight of 1.2kg, whereas the Canon XA20 is a 765g weight camcorder (395g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

64% bigger Edit
Canon XA25 is 231mm high. That's 147mm bigger than the Canon XA20 (231mm).
22mm bigger Edit
The Canon XA25 is a 131mm wide camcorder. That's 22mm bigger than the Canon XA20 (131mm).
More expensive by £1,153
The Canon XA25 is £1,153 more expensive than the Canon XA20.
Fewer sellers
The Canon XA25 is only stocked by 3 retailers, but the Canon XA20 is stocked by 7 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.

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Image Sensor

Sensor Size
3.09MP 3.09MP
Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
 1/2
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Megapixel Count
2.91MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Movie Megapixel Count
2.91MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
20x 20x
Digital Zoom
400x 400x
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Image Stabiliser
 Optical
 Optical
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
576mm 600mm
BEST
Minimum Aperture
1.8 1.8
Minimum Focal Length
26.8mm 10mm
BEST
Maximum Aperture Value
2.8 8
BEST
Filter Size
58mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length
26.8 - 576 28.8 - 576
Focal Length Range
3.67 - 73.4 26.8 - 576
Wide Angle Lens System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide angle lens system

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
128GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card Slot
2 2
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
0.6m Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Light Exposure

Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Metering Type
 Centre-weighted
BEST
 Centre-weighted

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade

Shutter

Video Shutter Speed
1/6 - 1/2000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed
1/2000 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
3.5" 3.5"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
1,230,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 OLED
 OLED
BEST
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.24" Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
 electrical
BEST
 electrical

Camera

Camcorder Type
 Shouldercam
 handheld
 Shouldercam
 handheld
BEST
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV IV
BEST
 DIGIC DV IV
Minimum Illumination
0.1lx 0.1lx

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
28 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
Video Resolution
 2136 x 1362
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 360
BEST
 2136 x 1362
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 360
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
BEST
 NTSC
Pre-Record
 Pre-record
Unknown - Click to provide data

Still Image

Maximum Image Resolution
 2136 x 1362
 2136 x 1362

Audio

Audio Format
 AAC++
 AAC++
Audio System
 Dolby Digital 5.1
BEST
 Dolby Digital 5.1

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in Port
 Microphone in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
 Headphone out port
S-Video Out Port
 S-Video out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
XLR in Port
 XLR in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
Mini-USB 2.0 Port
1 1

Networking

WiFi
 WiFi
 WiFi

Battery

Video Recording Time
10.1h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
BP-820 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage
7.4V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery
 Lithium
 Lithium

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
-5 - 45 5 - 45
Operating Relative Humidity Range
0 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
765g
BEST
1.2kg
Height
84mm
BEST
231mm
Depth
182mm 180mm
BEST
Width
109mm
BEST
131mm

Packaging Content

Included Battery
 Included battery
 Included battery
Cable Included
 HDMI
 AC
 HDMI
 AC
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Hood Included
 Lens hood included
 Lens hood included
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